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CLIR Evaluation at TREC



Donna K. Harman, M C. Braschler, M Hess, M Kluck, C Peters, P Schauble, P Sheridan


Starting in 1997, the National Institute of Standards and Technology conducted 3 years of evaluation of cross-language information retrieval systems in the Text REtrieval Conference (TREC). Twenty-two participating systems used topics (test questions) in one language to retrieve documents written in English, French, German, and Italian. A large-scale multilingual test collection has been built and a new technique for building such a collection in a distributed manner was devised.
Cross-Language Evaluation Forum


evaluation, information retrieval, machine translation


Harman, D. , Braschler, M. , Hess, M. , Kluck, M. , Peters, C. , Schauble, P. and Sheridan, P. (2001), CLIR Evaluation at TREC, Cross-Language Evaluation Forum (Accessed December 2, 2023)
Created January 1, 2001, Updated February 17, 2017